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An introduction to Matter

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  2. 2. Key Vocabulary<br />Matter<br />Mass<br />Volume<br />The Law of Conservation of Matter<br />*Write these in your Science Journal now. <br />We will define them throughout the lesson.<br />
  3. 3. Matter <br />Matter, matter everywhere.<br />There’s matter in your hair.<br />Matter in the air.<br />There’s even matter in a pear!<br />There’s liquid matter, solid matter, <br />and matter that’s a gas.<br />Even YOU are matter, <br />because you have volume and mass!<br />
  4. 4. Solid Matter<br />A solid has a definite shape and volume.<br />
  5. 5. Liquid Matter<br />Liquid has definite volume, but takes the shape of a container.<br />
  6. 6. Gas Matter<br />Gas has no definite shape or volume.<br />
  7. 7. Let’s define MATTER and MASS<br />(Write definitions in Science Journal)<br />
  8. 8. Matter and Mass<br />Matter- Anything that has mass and takes up space. (ex: Solids, Liquids, Gases)<br />Mass- How much matter it takes to make the item. <br />*Remember my pen example<br />
  9. 9. Volume<br />What is VOLUME?<br />Volume- How much space the item takes up.<br />Write a definition for VOLUME in your Science Journal.<br />
  10. 10. Weight: 8 pounds<br />
  11. 11. How much does it weigh now?<br />
  12. 12. The Law of Conservation of Matter<br />Matter can neither be created nor destroyed, but it can be changed.<br />Candy to smashed candy<br />Computer to smashed computer<br />Ice to water to steam<br />All of these are changes in matter, but not destruction or creation of matter.<br />
  13. 13. Let’s Review!<br />